Ben Whitehouse

Ben Whitehouse is with the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance as the attorney for the Captive Insurance Section.  His work includes overseeing legal compliance for captive insurance companies applying for a Tennessee license or are already domiciled in Tennessee.  Ben is responsible for the Captive Section’s legislation and rulemaking efforts.  He is also the Department’s counsel for workers’ compensation issues.  Previously, Ben Whitehouse worked at a litigator at the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office in both civil defense and special criminal prosecutions.  He also proudly served in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps.  Ben is a native of Nashville, Tennessee.

Education and Designations

  • Boston University, LL.M. (Tax) (2016)
  • University of Tennessee, J.D. (2002)
  • Wabash College, A.B. (1999)
  • ACI, 2014
  • PIR, 2017

Activities and Awards

  • ICCIE Board Member, 2016-present
  • Nashville Bar Foundation Fellow, 2016
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 awards)
  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal



Business Ethics in the Captive Insurance Industry – $750